At first, Casa Mezcal doesn't seem a budget-friendly sort of place—drinkers slurp at snifters of sipping-quality mezcal or meticulously made cocktails. But just wait until the free snacks start to arrive: First, super-sweet oranges dredged in smoky-dark chile powder are plunked down with your drinks, then better-than-usual homemade tortilla chips and guacamole. Or perhaps you'd rather dip that chip in queso con chorizo. Best, or at least most interesting, of all is a bowl of fried grasshoppers, not quite as crisp as one might hope, but with a nutty, slightly spicy flavor.

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86 Orchard St.
New York NY 10002
212-777-2600